Skype Technologies SA, the world’s largest carrier of international phone calls, said its services in China remain operational after the country said it’s cracking down on “illegal” Internet phone companies.
The Great Firewall of China has helped the government block websites from the Falun Gong to Twitter Inc. for years in the world’s most censored Internet market. He Xin recently discovered how to bypass the restrictions.
China Mobile Ltd. , the world’s largest mobile-phone operator by users, will replace Chairman Wang Jianzhou with the nation’s vice minister of technology as part of an industry leadership overhaul, Caijing reported.
Huawei Technologies Co., China’s largest maker of phone equipment, got word out about its new MediaPad tablet computer by creating a page on a site where Web users in the Asian nation are forbidden to go: www.facebook.com.
Google Inc. said it won the renewal of its Web-service license in China, defusing a six-month standoff with the government over censorship that threatened the company’s operations in the world’s biggest Internet market.